Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ANDERSON PRAIRIE...IOWA DNR-USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
951 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

AN INITIAL OBSERVATION AT IGNITION AND A MID BURN OBSERVATION ARE REQUIRED...
PLEASE RELAY THEM TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR EACH PRESCRIBED BURN.

.DISCUSSION...

SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE THE DOMINANT DRIVER
TOMORROW/THURSDAY...KEEPING SKIES MOSTLY CLEAR AND PLEASANT.
WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
BEFORE SETTLING OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST TO WEST BY LATE MORNING AND
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY. WIND SPEEDS WILL BE AROUND 5 TO
10 MPH MUCH OF THE DAY.

THE FORECAST WILL BE UPDATED TO HOURLY OVERNIGHT/IN THE MORNING.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 39.
RH..................MAX 85 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 3 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (700-16600 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........0      0      0      2      7
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............58     51     48     46     41
RH..............40     54     60     65     78
20 FT WIND......NNW 10 NW 5   NW 5   W 6    WSW 5
20 FT WIND GUST.15
EYE LEVEL WIND..NNW 7  NW 4   NW 4   W 4    WSW 4
EYE LVL WND GST.15
MIX HGT (FT)....1900   300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......NW 10  NW 5   NW 5   WNW 3  W 3
HAINES INDEX....5      5      4      4      4

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........59 AT IGNITION...MAX 77.
RH..................49 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 32 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 3 TO 8 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (700-34300 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 7 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST
                    5 TO 9 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........9         15        16        4
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............39        52        67        74
RH..............85        59        39        33
20 FT WIND......SW 3G5    SW 6      WSW 8G10  WSW 9G10
EYE LEVEL WIND..SW 2G5    SW 4G5    WSW 6G10  WSW 6G10
MIX HGT (FT)....300       1500      3200      4800
MIXNG WIND......SW 3      SW 6      WSW 7     W 7
HAINES INDEX....5         4         5         5

$$
FORECASTER...CURTIS
REQUESTED BY...ROB PATTERSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160505.ANDER.01/DMX



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